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Naturopathic doctors set themselves apart with personality traits and qualities that help them excel in holistic, patient-centered care. Find out if naturopathic medicine is the right path for you by learning about the careers and habits of successful NDs in the field.
“After working with so many amazing practitioners in multiple disciplines of medicine, I felt there was a ‘gap’ in what I consider true primary care medicine. It wasn’t until I moved to the West Coast that I heard about naturopathic medicine, and once I did, I felt as though I had found true primary care medicine – medicine that works on a preventative, holistic, and integrative level.”
Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women worldwide. For women in particular, heart disease results in more deaths every year than all forms of cancer combined! In recognition of American Heart month, here are some naturopathic approaches to keep your heart healthy.
When the weather turns colder, many people end up sick. While seasonal illnesses don’t necessarily have anything to do with the temperature outside, there are a number of factors that can weaken our immune defenses during the winter months. Luckily, naturopathic medicine offers plenty of ways to fight viruses and bacteria without resorting to pharmaceuticals. Learn what natural remedies naturopathic doctors recommend to beat colds and flus.
A career as a licensed naturopathic physician is exciting and rewarding. With numerous types of naturopathic programs advertised, how do you choose the program that is right for you? Learn the difference between a traditional naturopath and a licensed naturopathic doctor in North America.
Learn how naturopathic approaches to screening and treating eating disorders can help patients overcome their disorder to lead healthier lives, both emotionally and physically.
Dr. Sensenig devoted his life to the advancement of the naturopathic profession. Learn how he contributed to the naturopathic profession and what you can do to honor his memory.
Dr. JoAnn Yanez, AANMC executive director, joins KCAA’s NBC LA affiliate “On the Brink” to discuss the power of mentorship, and what it can offer you personally and professionally.
“Before discovering naturopathic medicine, I felt a hunger for more information about the human body in both physical and emotional states. I felt torn between more mental/emotional healthcare fields and the physical. It seemed confusing that they were separated in conventional medicine. Naturopathic medicine is the only healthcare profession that I know of that has the ability to fully support all aspects of health.”
“One of my favorite things in school has been tutoring. I love to see people make connections, to see their eyes light up with curiosity’s spark, and feeling the desire to learn for the sake of discovery. Seeing that kindles my own spark, and drives me further.”
Did you know that most consumers base food choices on the claims on the front of packages rather than the nutrition label on the back? Phrases like all natural, whole grain, low fat, no additives, or heart healthy may not totally mean what you think they do. Want to learn how to determine the actual nutritional quality of food you are going to purchase (or not)?
As more consumers become aware of making healthier food choices, they can become overwhelmed by all of the buzzwords found on food labels. Let’s take a minute to pick our way through the potential landmine of food-related buzzwords so you can determine the best choices for you and your family.